Law Professors

1576 ABA Journal Law Professors articles.

Alleged go-between denies involvement in murder-for-hire plot against law professor
The woman accused of acting as a go-between in a plot to murder Florida State University law professor Dan Markel denied any involvement in the final day of trial testimony Wednesday.
Slain law professor’s wife testifies that she knew nothing about alleged murder-for-hire plot
The former wife of slain law professor Daniel Markel testified Friday that she wasn’t involved in a plot to kill Markel, and she doesn’t know who killed him.
Afternoon Briefs: Judge refuses to step down from opioid litigation; BigLaw joins law profs in climate change fight

Judge overseeing nationwide opioid litigation refuses to step down

The federal judge overseeing more than 2,000 lawsuits over alleged opioid addictions and overdoses refused to remove himself from a bellwether…

Afternoon Briefs: Man acquitted for Facebook rants about judge; trial to begin in law prof’s slaying

Jurors acquit Michigan dad in connection with Facebook rants about judge

Jurors in Michigan deliberated for 26 minutes before acquitting a dad charged for his angry Facebook posts about a…

Afternoon Briefs: Ex-law dean Norman Lefstein dies; inmate who got life for stealing $50 is released

Former law dean Norman Lefstein dies at age 82

Norman Lefstein, a former dean of Indiana University’s McKinney School of Law, died Thursday at age 82. Lefstein has been described…

Afternoon Briefs: Lawyer accused of deducting kickbacks; Greenland purchase was exam hypothetical

Lawyer is accused of claiming illegal kickbacks as business expenses

Houston personal injury lawyer Jeffrey Stern is accused of paying kickbacks to case runners who illegally solicited clients and then…

Controversial Penn law prof is under fire for remarks about third-world immigration
Updated: Controversial University of Pennsylvania law professor Amy Wax is back in the news for recent remarks about the dangers of “cultural-distance” immigration.
Seeing Red: A professor coexists with ‘MAGA’ in the classroom

Jeffrey Omari understands the complexities of academic freedom and free speech. But just as faculty and staff are required to maintain professional formalities, it seems only logical that students, too, should maintain similar businesslike etiquette.

Closing Time: As Whittier Law School prepares to close, its dean tries to soften the blow for students

Closing Time: As Whittier Law School prepares to close, its dean tries to soften the blow for students

University of Idaho law professor sues school for racial and gender discrimination

A black female law professor alleging race and gender discrimination in employment and education has filed a federal lawsuit against the University of Idaho College of Law.

In her complaint…

After tenure removals, Vermont Law School is now on sanction list of professors’ organization
Judge’s cases under review after relatives cite severe alcoholism in guardianship petition
Ohio’s public defender is planning a review of as many as 2,700 cases overseen by a retired judge after the judge’s daughter and mother filed a petition for guardianship alleging advanced alcoholism that was a problem when he was still on the bench.
A year after ‘tiger mom’ law prof praised Kavanaugh in op-ed, her daughter gets clerkship with him

A year after Yale Law professor Amy Chua wrote an op-ed article praising U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh as a mentor to women, her daughter is beginning a…

Another University of Denver law professor sues school alleging gender and wage discrimination

A tenured associate professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law has filed an Equal Pay Act complaint, claiming that she earns significantly less than others in her academic category.

Former ABA president dies at 85; he was ‘a champion’ for the rule of law and open government

Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte—a former ABA president who championed the rule of law throughout the world—died Monday at age 85.

D’Alemberte was ABA president from 1991 to 1992 and helped found…

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